Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Emirate of Dubai

Explore the extensive landscape and diversity of nature at Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, a protected natural area. Away from the bustle and change that is modern-day Dubai, this conservation project was established to maintain no less than five percent of the Emirate of Dubai's total landmass. Trek across the dunes on the back of a camel and look for the wildlife that has been reintroduced to its natural habitat, such as caracals, sand foxes, and Brandts hedgehogs. Enjoy a range of traditional Arab pursuits, such as archery and horse riding, or something a bit more modern, like sand boarding. Check out the falconry presentations, where you'll meet the birds of prey up close. Use our Emirate of Dubai trip planner to visit Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve on your trip to Emirate of Dubai, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • My wife and I booked to go on he Desert Dunes and dinner safari with Arabian Adventures. It was exhilarating. The drive over the dunes was mind blowing and while terrifying we felt very safe as our dr...  more »
  • Wonderfully beautiful desert with unique animals. Went with the Arabian adventure-focus on animals and nature and not rally in the hills
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